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Sowing the Seeds to Entrepreneurial Success
A record number of participants enjoyed the 2019 Seed Entrepreneurship Summit on April 30 this year focusing on “investing in good”. The second edition at Station F “was bigger, broader and younger,” according to its organizers. It featured debates, innovation and startup awards and keynote exchanges with Alexandre Mars and Tigrane Seydoux.
AfricaDays 2019 Combines Electricity, Music and Startups
Bringing electricity to rural Africa, providing keys for the continent’s 100 best startups and harnessing the potential of African music. These were the highlights of the third edition of HEC AfricaDays which featured leading proponents from each of these fields, all offering “African solutions for global issues”.
HEC’s Running4Africa Allies Marathon and Primary School
Take-off for Space Economy Partnership
HEC Paris, ArianeGroup and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a three-year partnership setting up a joint-Chair to study long-term economic tendencies and opportunities in Space Economy. The trio seeks to capitalize on rapid advances in materials science and the dramatic drop in cost of access to space to forge new economic initiatives in the space sector.
HEC Students Visit Africa’s Startup Hub
HEC’s Master in Sustainability and Social Innovation (SASI) reached its 2019 climax when over 50 mainly SASI students, accompanied by a staff member and an academic, spent 10 days in the East African nation of Rwanda. The historic visit coincided with the nation’s 25th annual commemoration of the 1994 genocide.